Are you passionate about art and culture? Are you planning a visit to Florence, a city rich in artistic treasures? Then you cannot miss the Pazzi Chapel, an architectural jewel of the Italian Renaissance.
In this post, I will take you on a tour of this extraordinary work of art, telling you its history, architectural details and the works that decorate it. Get ready to immerse yourself in the elegance and majesty of Florence’s history!
Guide to the Pazzi Chapel: a Renaissance masterpiece in Florence
Have you ever wondered why El Greco’s works are so unique?
If you have ever ventured into the artistic world of El Greco, you could not help but be enraptured by his peculiar touch. Immersed in a gallery teeming with various works of art, it becomes almost impossible to ignore his masterpieces, which catch the eye for their modernity and brilliant colours.
El Greco’s works are extremely modern and therefore fascinate anyone who looks at them. They were created at the height of the Counter-Reformation but possess the power of visionary works and are full of innovations that still inspire contemporary artists today.
Here are the works you need to know.
The works of El Greco between visions and innovations
Have you ever wondered what lies behind a painting? What can a work of art represent beyond brushstrokes and colours? With this post, I want to take you on a fascinating discovery, a forgotten story that has been made immortal thanks to the brush of Paul Delaroche. Through his painting, we are catapulted into the 16th century, into the era of the Tudors, to meet an unfortunate and little-known figure: Lady Jane Grey.
The Execution of Lady Jane Grey by Paul Delaroche
Are you familiar with the great masterpieces of one of the great masters of the 20th century, the works of Marcel Duchamp? In this article, I will take you on a tour of some of his most revolutionary works, discovering how he transformed ordinary objects into masterpieces of conceptual art.
Through his extraordinary creativity and ability to break traditional patterns, Duchamp left an indelible mark on modern and contemporary art.
The revolutionary works of Marcel Duchamp: a journey through conceptual art
Are you ready to discover an authentic jewel of the Florentine Renaissance? I invite you to immerse yourself in the history and art of Florence as I guide you to discover the extraordinary Old Sacristy. Located inside the Basilica of San Lorenzo, this magnificent work of art created by Filippo Brunelleschi for the Medici family is a true architectural and cultural landmark. Before you embark on this fascinating adventure, however, be sure to explore some of the other wonders Florence has to offer. Find out more about what to see in Florence.
Now, let yourself be fascinated by the history and secrets of this extraordinary Renaissance work of art, the Old Sacristy.
The Old Sacristy, a masterpiece by Brunelleschi in Florence